Efficient Estimation of Pauli Channels

@article{Flammia2020EfficientEO,
  title={Efficient Estimation of Pauli Channels},
  author={Steven T. Flammia and Joel J. Wallman},
  journal={ACM Transactions on Quantum Computing},
  year={2020},
  volume={1},
  pages={1 - 32}
}
  • S. Flammia, J. Wallman
  • Published 30 July 2019
  • Physics, Computer Science
  • ACM Transactions on Quantum Computing
Pauli channels are ubiquitous in quantum information, both as a dominant noise source in many computing architectures and as a practical model for analyzing error correction and fault tolerance. Here, we prove several results on efficiently learning Pauli channels and more generally the Pauli projection of a quantum channel. We first derive a procedure for learning a Pauli channel on n qubits with high probability to a relative precision ϵ using O(ϵ-2n2n) measurements, which is efficient in the… 

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